The Interfaith Council of Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap invites you to The 9th Annual Community Read-In of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at 12:00 noon WHERE: At the Gazebo in Winslow Green We will gather, Continue reading Dec. 10 at Winslow Green – reading of the UN Declaration of Human Rights
June 13, 2016\ To the Members of the Bainbridge Island City Council Re: Affordable Housing on Bainbridge Island The Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Council (IFC), formed in 1997, is an association of 21 local faith congregations (17 of them based Continue reading IFC delegates support Affordable Housing
YES! Magazine’s Fran and David Korten and graduating Bainbridge High senior Kimmie Hamner received awards from the Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith Council last week. Kimberlie (“Kimmie”) Hamner is the recipient of the Council’s Bob Satterwhite Memorial Scholarship, given to honor Continue reading IFC honors Kimmie Hamner, YES! Magazine
By Jaco ten Hove “They’re in full voice now,” comments my Dad, Jacob Berend ten Hove, about the croaking frogs in the small rivulet valley below the back patio of his home, as we watch the last rippling rays of Continue reading From my father’s side, amid frogs and sky
A while back I had the blessing and opportunity to visit the bedside of a dear member of our congregation as she lay in the hospital battling cancer. During my visit, I found a positive woman with a smile on Continue reading Giving ourselves to someone else
By Michael Lisagor, Bainbridge Island “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” — George Bernard Shaw Buddhism teaches that the four sufferings of birth, aging, sickness and death are an inescapable part Continue reading Getting older can be a laughing matter
BI/NK Interfaith 2015-2016 President Elizabeth Dequine and communications coordinator Reed Price were among the attendees at this year’s Parliament of World Religions, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 15-19. The Parliament brought together more than 9,500 people and addressed Continue reading BI/NK members attend the Parliament of the World’s Religions
Harsh words and hateful chants were expected outside a small mosque in Bremerton, where an anti-Islam rally was planned on Saturday. But instead of trading insults, mosque-goers and others who turned up ended up exchanging cookies. About 40 individuals huddled under umbrellas outside Continue reading A hate group called for protests at local mosques. Guess who showed up?